Monthly Archives: March 2014

Congratulations, Christians of World Vision.

Congratulations. I mean that, O Christians running and supporting World Vision charities. Christians’ overwhelming desire to disapprove of human progress has finally outweighed your desire to do the stuff your Savior actually explicitly commanded you to do. You’ve finally shown … Continue reading

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When God Isn’t That Great: The Urban Legend Bugaloo.

O M G! Did you hear? A woman avoided getting raped because the rapist saw angels with her! And when she got home she found out her house had burned down–but her Bible was totally okay! And then her toddler … Continue reading

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“God’s Not Dead” – But He’s on Life Support, Apparently.

Today we’re going to talk about how toxic Christians (who can be loosely defined as “those Christians that sane, normal, loving Christians instantly try to distance themselves from the moment they say something stupid”) mischaracterize non-believers and what that means … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Fundamentalist.

Welcome to Captain Cassidy’s Kitchen! Today we are going to make one of the season’s top party dishes: fundamentalists! I know you’re all eager to learn, and trust me, it’s just a simple little recipe that you’ll be reaching for … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Freakout Over Cosmos.

I shouldn’t be surprised anymore about how poorly fundamentalists understand the word “faith.” They don’t have the faintest idea what it really means, so they tend to twist the word’s various false meanings around and around as necessary to try … Continue reading

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An Unfractured Fairy Tale About Listening.

Today’s story is about a space princess and the person who listened to her, and what happened afterward. Not too long ago, I wrote a piece calling attention to a group called Quiet Christians. The gentleman running it will be … Continue reading

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The Christian’s Guide to Ex-Christians: You’ve Got to Quit This Tone Trolling.

Today I saw an article about Kevin Sorbo, who has clearly ridden the short bus past his stop and ended up going all the way to Crazytown, talking about Bill Maher and dismissing him entirely because he sounds “angry” and … Continue reading

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Love Is As Love Does.

Hi to the Redditors! I’m super-glad to see y’all and hope you’re enjoying being here. Please feel free to hang out as long as you like. Today I want to talk about love. I know we’ve talked before about how … Continue reading

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Taking the Religion Out of the Ex-Christian.

You can take the person out of religion, but it’s sometimes much harder to get the religious tendencies out of the person. Some time ago, about five years after I’d left Christianity, I was reading online about some new anti-pornography … Continue reading

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It’s Okay If You’re a Christian.

Today we’re going to talk about how, to toxic Christians, the only moral lie is their lie. I’ve said before that Christians–especially the toxic sort we discuss often on this blog (btw, for the persecution-fantasizing Christians at the national-level Republican … Continue reading

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